Amend the amendment to CSHB 1 by P. King to read:
Amend CSHB 1, Section (2), Subsection (d) in Article IX to read:
(d)  It is the intent of the legislature that a state agency fill a vacant position and use to fill that position money appropriated for the salary, wages, or benefits attributable to one or more positions described by Subsection (b)(1) of this section only if the agency first determines that filling the position remains critically related is necessary to prevent or ameliorate an emergency related to the agency's public purposes to the agency's ability to perform its core function. Upon such determination the agency shall notify the governor and the members of the Legislative Budget Board of:
(1)  the nature of the emergency critical vacancy
(2)  any other information pertinent to the initial notification of the vacancy requested by the governor or the Legislative Budget Board.
(e)  Once notice is provided on a specific position pursuant to Subsection (d) of this section, no additional notice is required in the event that same position becomes vacant again.
(f)  This section expires September 2, 2013.